New Albanian Airport Raises Cronyism, Environment Concerns

Environmentalists warn Vlora airport will irreparably damage a key Mediterranean wetland. Questions are also being raised about the politically connected consortium behind the lucrative airport deal. Key Findings Albania has given the go-ahead to build a new airport in a key Mediterranean wetland, a decision the European Commission and expertsContinue Reading

Volume at Rainbow Gathering sparks environmental concerns

Participants in the Rainbow Gathering will use this large meadow near U.S. Forest Service Trail 1144 in Adams Park as a place for thousands of people to circle for silent meditation and a prayer for peace on the morning of July 4.John F. Russell/Steamboat Pilot & Today Officials with theContinue Reading

New Albanian Airport Raises Cronyism, Environment Concerns

by Lindita Çela (OCCRP) 21 June 2022 Tweet this Share this on Facebook DONATE Environmentalists warn Vlora airport will irreparably damage a key Mediterranean wetland. Questions are also being raised about the politically connected consortium behind the lucrative airport deal. Key Findings Albania has given the go-ahead to build aContinue Reading

Increase In The Number Of Plastic Alternative Packaging

LONDON, May 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — According to The Business Research Company’s research report on the biodegradable plastics market, growing concerns for the environment are expected to increase the growth of the biodegradable plastics market. The major growing concerns for the environment are plastics. The increase in the useContinue Reading

The DOJ Unveils New Efforts to Tackle Environmental Justice Concerns | Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

The Department of Justice (“DOJ”) is the latest executive branch agency to join the Biden-Harris Administration’s (“Administration”) efforts to address environmental justice concerns. On May 5, 2022, Attorney General Merrick B. Garland and Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) Administrator Michael Regan announced a series of actions to advance environmental justice, includingContinue Reading

Long-delayed Housing Now Faces Environmental Concerns

A group is planning to file a complaint to the California Attorney General’s Office against the city of Watsonville and the County of Santa Cruz for advancing a housing project that they say will create an environmental hazard for its future residents and a massive liability for the city. TheContinue Reading

Q&A: Engineers address water pollution concerns, environmental impact studies timeline for Oklahoma Turnpike Authority project

As residents in Cleveland and Oklahoma counties raise concerns about the environmental impact of two ACCESS Oklahoma Turnpike routes, the engineering firms involved in the project explained the timeline of environmental impact studies, how those studies have affected past projects and the process for addressing water pollution. Since the unveilingContinue Reading

What Are the Top 5 Environmental Concerns of 2023? Envirotech Online

As the years go by, environmental issues keep climbing our global list of priorities, dwarfing all other concerns. And each year, new problems and worries emerge. As a result, we’re constantly having to triage, to decide which environmental crisis takes precedence over which other environmental crisis.   So, where do weContinue Reading

A concentrated animal feeding operation in North Carolina. Credit: Aman Azhar

North Carolina’s push to integrate biogas as a reliable component of the state’s energy mix appears to be on shaky ground, after the state’s utilities commission reported that poultry and swine waste-to-energy projects have failed to meet their energy targets, resulting in supply chain problems and prompting calls for aContinue Reading

OODA Loop

In OODA CEO Matt Devost’s annual OODA Alamanac posting for 2022 – OODA Almanac 2022 – Exponential Disruption – one of his strategic forecasts was concerned with the future of Web3 and crypto:  “Many Web3 and cryptocurrency initiatives will encounter consequential cybersecurity issues in 2022 that will impact public adoption andContinue Reading